69% of Australian primary school children attend government schools, 19% attend Catholic primary schools and 12% attend independent primary schools.
AIFS produces a number of publications relating to our research throughout the year. These include research papers and reports, facts sheets, commissioned reports and submissions. We also publish our peer-reviewed journal Family Matters twice a year.
All publications are also listed in our library catalogue.
See also publications from Growing Up in Australia .
Children’s screen time: From Growing Up in Australia: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children, 2015 Report
A majority of Australian children are spending more than the recommended two-hour daily limit for screen time.
This is the sixth volume in the LSAC Annual Statistical Report series, which uses data from the last five waves of the study.
Grandparents caring for their grandchildren: From Growing Up in Australia: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children, 2015 Report
Grandparents provide childcare and important housing and financial support to their families, particularly during their grandchildren’s early years.
Children raised in same-sex parented families progress emotionally, socially and educationally at the same rate as other children.
An overview of the economic costs of child abuse and neglect to the departments responsible for child protection services in Australia
Australian fathers who spend more time on childcare are the most satisfied with their relationships with their children
The AIFS Agency Plan outlines our vision to make a profound and positive contribution to the lifetime wellbeing of Australian families.
Stronger communities, safer children: Findings from recent Australian research on the importance of community in keeping children safe
Findings from a number of research reports relevant to the theme of National Child Protection Week 2016: “Stronger Communities, Safer Children”.
50 in-depth interviews were conducted with victim/survivors and their families to explore the effect of disclosure of abuse.